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MARIJUANA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does marijuana mean? 

MARIJUANA (noun)
  The noun MARIJUANA has 2 senses:

1. a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
2. the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect

  Familiarity information: MARIJUANA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MARIJUANA (noun)


Sense 1marijuana [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Cannabis sativa; ganja; marihuana; marijuana

Hypernyms ("marijuana" is a kind of...):

cannabis; hemp (any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs)

Meronyms (parts of "marijuana"):

Acapulco gold; Mexican green (a particularly potent variety of marijuana)


Sense 2marijuana [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cannabis; ganja; marihuana; marijuana

Hypernyms ("marijuana" is a kind of...):

controlled substance (a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law)

soft drug (a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "marijuana"):

Acapulco gold; Mexican green (a particularly potent variety of marijuana)

dope; gage; grass; green goddess; locoweed; Mary Jane; pot; sens; sess; skunk; smoke; weed (street names for marijuana)

Holonyms ("marijuana" is a part of...):

cannabis; hemp (any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs)

Holonyms ("marijuana" is a substance of...):

joint; marijuana cigarette; reefer; spliff; stick (marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking)


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